Horror Libraryby netofme | created - 01 Dec 2011 | updated - 8 months ago | Public
Because, It is rare to find a horror movie with 8 or 9 rating (e.g. The shining) I suggest this list of some alternative horror movies which, in my opinion, are good enough, watchable and some of them are extremely underrated.
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1. Los ojos de Julia (2010)
Not Rated | 118 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
The story of a woman who is slowly losing her sight whilst trying to investigate the mysterious death of her twin sister.
Brilliant idea for a horror movie and fantastic atmosphere. Thrilling! No other comments.
2. Hostel (2005)
R | 94 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Three backpackers head to a Slovak city that promises to meet their hedonistic expectations, with no idea of the hell that awaits them.
Votes: 150,366 | Gross: $47.33M
It is almost a classic one
3. La casa del fin de los tiempos (2013)
Unrated | 101 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Dulce is a mother of two who experiences terrifying encounters with apparitions inside her old house, a place where a tragedy occurs. Thirty years later, an elderly Dulce returns home to decipher the mystery that has tormented her for so long.
Not just a horror movie. Great movie overall.
4. Vacancy (2007)
R | 85 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller
A married couple becomes stranded at an isolated motel and finds hidden video cameras in their room. They soon realize that unless they escape, they'll be the next victims of a snuff film.
Votes: 85,157 | Gross: $19.36M
The "Vacancy" should be a "horror" lesson for other movies.
5. Madhouse (2004)
R | 91 min | Horror, Thriller
A young psychiatric intern unearths secrets about the mental health facility in which he works.
Extremely underrated horror movie with great twist
6. The Invitation (I) (2015)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
While attending a dinner party at his former home, a man thinks his ex-wife and her new husband have sinister intentions for their guests.
Votes: 51,137 | Gross: $0.23M
Unique atmosphere. Agony, twists... Superb
7. 1408 (2007)
PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Horror
A man who specializes in debunking paranormal occurrences checks into the fabled room 1408 in the Dolphin Hotel. Soon after settling in, he confronts genuine terror.
Votes: 229,618 | Gross: $71.99M
Stephen King: a combination of new smart ideas.
8. Unknown (2006)
Not Rated | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Five men wake up in a locked-down warehouse with no memory of who they are. They are forced to figure out who is good and who is bad to stay alive.
Votes: 27,229 | Gross: $0.14M
If you like Saw, this one is for you.
9. Frailty (2001)
R | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A man confesses to an FBI agent his family's story of how his religious fanatic father's visions led to a series of murders to destroy supposed "demons."
Votes: 66,665 | Gross: $13.10M
Twist, twist, twist... McConaughey at his best
10. The Perfect Host (2010)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
An on-the-run convict looking for temporary cover finds it at the house of a very colorful character.
Votes: 22,175 | Gross: $0.05M
I didn't see that coming...
11. The Hidden Face (2011)
R | 97 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Shattered by the unexpected news, an aspiring orchestra conductor is puzzled by his girlfriend's mysterious and seemingly inexplicable case of disappearance.
Another good horror film from Spain.
12. Don't Breathe (2016)
R | 88 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller
Hoping to walk away with a massive fortune, a trio of thieves break into the house of a blind man who isn't as helpless as he seems.
Votes: 150,526 | Gross: $89.21M
Amazing horror/thriller movie which takes your breath away
13. The Last House on the Left (2009)
R | 110 min | Horror, Thriller
After kidnapping and brutally assaulting two young women, a gang unknowingly finds refuge at a vacation home belonging to the parents of one of the victims: a mother and father who devise an increasingly gruesome series of revenge tactics.
Votes: 74,223 | Gross: $32.72M
Last house on the left vs random "haunted houses" = 1
14. Shutter (II) (2004)
Not Rated | 97 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A young photographer and his girlfriend discover mysterious shadows in their photographs after a tragic accident. They soon learn that you can not escape your past.
Q:After "the Ring", what? A:Shutter
15. Disturbia (2007)
PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A teen living under house arrest becomes convinced his neighbor is a serial killer.
Votes: 198,465 | Gross: $80.21M
Not scary, but you gonna have a good time!
16. Stir of Echoes (1999)
R | 99 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
After being hypnotized by his sister in law, a man begins seeing haunting visions of a girl's ghost and a mystery begins to unfold around him.
Votes: 66,378 | Gross: $21.13M
17. It Follows (2014)
R | 100 min | Horror, Mystery
A young woman is followed by an unknown supernatural force after a sexual encounter.
Votes: 154,909 | Gross: $14.67M
No matter where you go, this movie follows you!
18. The Collector (I) (2009)
R | 90 min | Horror, Thriller
Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.
Votes: 48,290 | Gross: $7.71M
Collection of... suspense
19. Nightwatch (1997)
R | 101 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A law student, who takes a job as a night watchman at a morgue, begins to discover clues that implicate him as the suspect of a series of murders.
Votes: 17,162 | Gross: $1.20M
Old time classic! It's more than a simple horror movie
20. Poker Night (I) (2014)
TV-14 | 104 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
When a new detective is caught by a vicious psychopath and locked in a basement, he must use the knowledge he learned from some of the best detectives at Poker Night, then match wits against his captor.
Very good movie for Friday or Saturday night...
21. The Loved Ones (2009)
R | 84 min | Horror, Thriller
When Brent turns down his classmate Lola's invitation to the prom, she concocts a wildly violent plan for revenge.
This is a party of madness
22. The Girl Next Door (2007)
R | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
Based on the Jack Ketchum novel of the same name, The Girl Next Door follows the unspeakable torture and abuses committed on a teenage girl in the care of her aunt...and the boys who witness and fail to report the crime.
Alternative choice of "American Crime"
23. The I Inside (2004)
R | 90 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
An amnesiac discovers himself leaping through time between 2000 and 2002 as his past returns to him.
24. The Amityville Horror (2005)
R | 90 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Newlyweds are terrorized by demonic forces after moving into a large house that was the site of a grisly mass murder a year before.
Votes: 93,049 | Gross: $65.23M
Very good story for a horror film.
25. Stigmata (1999)
R | 103 min | Horror
When a young woman becomes afflicted by stigmata, a priest is sent to investigate her case, which may have severe ramifications for his faith and for the Catholic Church itself.
Votes: 57,806 | Gross: $50.05M
Exorcist: The real sequel
26. Drag Me to Hell (2009)
PG-13 | 99 min | Horror, Thriller
A loan officer who evicts an old woman from her home finds herself the recipient of a supernatural curse. Desperate, she turns to a seer to try and save her soul, while evil forces work to push her to a breaking point.
Votes: 168,609 | Gross: $42.10M
Something drag me to this one, and I didn't regret it.
27. Dead Silence (2007)
R | 89 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A young widower returns to his hometown to search for answers to his wife's murder, which may be linked to the ghost of a murdered ventriloquist.
Votes: 74,351 | Gross: $16.81M
28. The House of the Devil (2009)
R | 95 min | Horror
In 1983, financially struggling college student Samantha Hughes takes a strange babysitting job that coincides with a full lunar eclipse. She slowly realizes her clients harbor a terrifying secret, putting her life in mortal danger.
Votes: 33,968 | Gross: $0.10M
80s atmosphere (classic thrillers: Friday 13, Nightmare etc) and good ending.
29. The Invisible (2007)
PG-13 | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy
A teenager is left invisible to the living after an attack.
Votes: 32,494 | Gross: $20.57M
Underrated thriller movie. This one is really good.
30. Hush (I) (2016)
R | 81 min | Horror, Thriller
A deaf writer who retreated into the woods to live a solitary life must fight for her life in silence when a masked killer appears at her window.
Another good idea how to scare us!
31. Sound of My Voice (2011)
R | 85 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Two documentary filmmakers attempt to penetrate a cult who worships a woman who claims to be from the future.
Votes: 18,143 | Gross: $0.41M
Very good low-budget thriller!
32. I Spit on Your Grave (2010)
R | 108 min | Horror, Thriller
A writer who is brutalized during her cabin retreat seeks revenge on her attackers, who left her for dead.
Votes: 62,973 | Gross: $0.09M
If you like "Mother's Day", watch this.
33. The Caller (2011)
R | 92 min | Thriller
A young divorcee is getting her life back together by moving into an apartment. But what will she do when a strange person repeatedly calls her, and threatens to change her new life around?
I didn't expect that this movie would be so good.
34. Before I Wake (2016)
PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A young couple adopt an orphaned child whose dreams - and nightmares - manifest physically as he sleeps.
Beautiful and scary. It gets you!
35. The Hole (2001)
R | 102 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Four teenagers at a British private school secretly uncover and explore the depths of a sealed underground hole created decades ago as a possible bomb shelter.
Do you like psychological thrillers? This was one of my first.
36. Intruders (2015)
R | 90 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
Anna suffers from agoraphobia so crippling that when a trio of criminals break into her house, she cannot bring herself to flee. But what the intruders don't realize is that agoraphobia is not her only problem.
It has good plot.
37. Clown (2014)
R | 100 min | Horror, Thriller
A loving father finds a clown suit for his son's birthday party, only to realize that it's cursed.
Votes: 17,145 | Gross: $0.06M
This could be much better... although it is watchable
38. The Boy (2016)
PG-13 | 97 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
An American nanny is shocked that her new English family's boy is actually a life-sized doll. After she violates a list of strict rules, disturbing events make her believe that the doll is really alive.
Votes: 58,131 | Gross: $35.79M
Although it has many flaws, finally it wins you.
39. Chained (I) (2012)
R | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
Bob, a cab-driving serial killer who stalks his prey on the city streets alongside his reluctant protégé Tim, who must make a life or death choice between following in Bob's footsteps or breaking free from his captor.
Good idea, but nothing more.
40. My Little Eye (2002)
R | 95 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Five people are offered one million dollars to spend six months together in an isolated mansion, with cameras watching their every move.
Someone watching you
41. Get Out (I) (2017)
R | 104 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
It's time for a young African-American to meet with his white girlfriend's parents for a weekend in their secluded estate in the woods, but before long, the friendly and polite ambience will give way to a nightmare.
Votes: 234,725 | Gross: $175.48M
42. The Skeleton Key (2005)
PG-13 | 104 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A hospice nurse working at a spooky New Orleans plantation home finds herself entangled in a mystery involving the house's dark past.
Votes: 94,757 | Gross: $47.81M
Good horror movie. Nothing more.
43. Wilderness (I) (2006)
R | 93 min | Horror
Juvenile delinquents gets sent to a small British island after a fellow prisoners death, where they have to fight for survival.
"It is my turn, now"
44. 13 Sins (2014)
R | 93 min | Horror, Thriller
A cryptic phone call sets off a dangerous game of risks for Elliot, a down-on-his luck salesman. The game promises increasing rewards for completing 13 tasks, each more sinister than the last.
Votes: 26,913 | Gross: $0.01M
I would say... entertaining!
45. Enter Nowhere (2011)
R | 90 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Three strangers arrive one by one at a mysterious cabin in the middle of nowhere only to learn they've been brought together for a reason.
Exactly what the title says.
46. Triangle (2009)
R | 99 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
A group of friends suffer a yachting accident and take refuge on a cruise drifting on the open sea, but quickly realize they were better off on the upturned yacht
Good but confusing
47. Wolf Creek (2005)
R | 99 min | Horror
Three backpackers stranded in the Australian outback are plunged in a hellish nightmare of insufferable torture by a sadistic psychopathic local.
Votes: 60,175 | Gross: $16.19M
Australia, desert, one strange man.
48. The Midnight Meat Train (2008)
R | 100 min | Horror, Mystery
A photographer's obsessive pursuit of dark subject matter leads him into the path of a serial killer who stalks late night commuters, ultimately butchering them in the most gruesome ways imaginable.
Votes: 52,353 | Gross: $0.08M
3 horror movies in one
49. Grave Encounters (2011)
Not Rated | 92 min | Horror
For their ghost hunting reality show, a production crew locks themselves inside an abandoned mental hospital that's supposedly haunted - and it might prove to be all too true.
Good horror and adventure
50. Jeepers Creepers (2001)
R | 90 min | Horror, Mystery
A brother and sister driving home through isolated countryside for spring break encounter a flesh-eating creature which is in the midst of its ritualistic eating spree.
Votes: 97,076 | Gross: $37.90M
Entertaining. Why not?
51. The Suicide Theory (2014)
R | 98 min | Drama
A suicidal man hires a demented killer to assist him in suicide, but for some reason, miraculously survives each attempt on his life.
This movie plays with your brain...
52. Darkness Falls (2003)
PG-13 | 86 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
A vengeful spirit has taken the form of the Tooth Fairy to exact vengeance on the town that lynched her 150 years earlier. Her only opposition is the only child, now grown up, who has survived her before.
Votes: 27,525 | Gross: $32.55M
Some good scenes. Nothing more.
53. White Noise (I) (2005)
PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
An architect's desire to speak with his wife from beyond the grave becomes an obsession with supernatural repercussions.
Votes: 43,895 | Gross: $56.39M
Sonething different. Don't expect much.
55. The Ones Below (2015)
R | 87 min | Drama, Thriller
A couple expecting their first child discover an unnerving difference between themselves and the couple living in the flat below them who are also having a baby.
Votes: 6,764 | Gross: $0.01M
Everything good but not in the end...
56. Friend Request (2016)
R | 92 min | Horror, Thriller
A popular college student graciously accepts a social outcast's online friend request, but soon finds herself fighting a demonic presence that wants to make her lonely by killing her closest friends.
Votes: 16,569 | Gross: $3.76M
At first sight seems Horror movie about Facebook. Wrong. It is more...
57. Unfriended (2014)
R | 83 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A group of online chat room friends find themselves haunted by a mysterious, supernatural force using the account of their dead friend.
Votes: 54,483 | Gross: $32.48M